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Book Club - Lab Girl

We recently read Lab Girl, the nationally bestselling memoir by Hope Jahren, PhD. Dr. Jahren is a Professor at the University of Hawai’i Manoa where she runs a Geobiology Laboratory. 2,111 more words

Academia

Focusing on your strengths

I am a huge believer that if you want to work towards becoming great at something, you should focus on what you are already more naturally gifted in rather than your weaknesses. 463 more words

Journal

Mission Statement

There is so much that I love about my career as a Research Scientist in BioTech. I love the creativity and intellectual stimulation, the teamwork and independence, the opportunity to apply expertise but always keep improving and learning, and I love the puzzle of it all. 270 more words

Alternative Career

WHEN HUMILITY BECOMES THE ENEMY

You don’t value what you have.

 

Everyone sees gold in you except you.

You give excuses to explain why you’re not as great as people think. 178 more words

Personal Develpoment

Strengths & Weaknesses

Looking over my time on this course I can definitely say I’ve improved a lot. For instance I didn’t know how to use Illustrator and last week, I created an illustration which you can check out on my instagram.  48 more words

On Making Sense of Critiques

Let’s be honest: taking critique can be tough. It’s something every writer needs to learn how to handle, and it only happens with experience.

Sometimes I go in to a critique knowing that there’s something—an exchange of dialogue, a transition, rushed action—I need to work on. 505 more words

Writing

Listen to yourself

For the last six months I’ve been co-facilitating a peer mentoring group for postdocs, a group initiated by our postdoctoral affairs office. We’re seven people, all in some kind of biomedical research, but not necessarily with the same career goals. 652 more words

Academia